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27th of October 2020
In what leading campaigners are describing as "a new chapter for nuclear
disarmament", the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear
Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the
50th Member State to ratify on Saturday.

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement commended all the
countries whose ratification of the accord, approved by 122 nations at the
21st of October 2020

UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific 2020

Seoul Tourism Organization (STO), host of UIA virtual Round Table Asia-pacific 2020, has donated the total income from registration fees for this event as scholarships for two students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. 


20th of October 2020
Dear members and contacts,  
 
Please be aware that one of our speakers is seriously ill and will not be in a position to take part in the planned webinar of this Thursday 22.10 on "Liability of Associations" .
15th of October 2020

MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview

In times of violence and crisis, human rights are important safeguards. In times of peace, security and development, they are important pillars sustaining our common humanity. They are more than moral or legal concepts: they are the lymph of our lives. For them to run effectively, we need to relentlessly promote and protect them.

THE PROGRAMME

9th of October 2020
"Liability of Associations"
  • Part 1: lessons learnt, pitfalls to be avoided, practical examples and recommendations.
  • Part 2: what kind of insurances can be taken? At what cost? What is covered and not covered by an insurance contract?
For this webinar, Alain COSTANTINI will first recall the prescriptions foreseen by the "new"
7th of October 2020
UIA CIM World of Associations News released yesterday, featuring:

When COVID-19 is not an excuse any more
By Nina Gabatan

https://bit.ly/36Mf52p

6th of October 2020
news from the Académie Internationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sport (AISTS):

I am reaching out to let you know about a new sports research award that has just been launched, with funding per project available up to $120,000 USD. The call

21st of September 2020

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7th of October 2021

BITEC emphasizes its position as one of APAC five leaders of MICE industry certified by TIS 22300:2551, MICE Security Management System, since 2009 by Management System Certification Institute (Thailand), Thai Industrial Standards Institute, Ministry of Industry, upon the continual development and improvement of its security system with risk and threat assessment for activities organized and areas in BTIEC such as strict petrol, comprehensive controls of the electrical

30th of September 2021

Finland’s last restrictions on events will end at the end of September and business events are given a go-ahead to resume from October 1st. 

As of October 1st, all restrictions on events will be lifted. However, the general hygiene requirements still apply to ensure the health and safety of customers and participants. In addition, restaurant operations are restricted regionally by government decree.

General hygiene requirements:

26th of September 2021

The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) has developed the Hydrographic Professional Accreditation Scheme (HPAS) to provide international recognition to hydrographic professionals in demonstrating their competency, educational background and career development.

24th of September 2021

Vienna is supporting organizers of congresses and corporate events through the Vienna Meeting Fund 2021-2023. Set up by the City of Vienna, the EUR 4 million fund is aimed at domestic and international organizers who are planning meetings to be held in Vienna until 31 December 2023. Applications are possible until three weeks before the starting date of the event. 

23rd of September 2021

Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) received Thailand Energy Awards in the category of excellent controlled building, organized by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy. BITEC has implemented building energy management as determined by law and there is a concrete energy conservation performance.

21st of September 2021

VAS 30YearsAnniversary- 18th European Angiology Days 

Yearly European Academic Meetings

Updating Scientific Workshops and International Cooperative Projects.

10th of September 2021

Mr. Chakkarin Aungpratip, Sales Director of Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), received the Thailand MICE Venue Standard Certification (TMVS) at the MICE Standard Day 2021 event by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau


2nd of September 2021
CONVENTION BUREAUS YOUR INPUT WILL BE APPRECIATED
25th of August 2021

Vienna is supporting domestic and international organizers of (association) congresses through the Vienna Convention Fund 2024+. It is set up to provide funding for international congresses to be organized in Vienna between January and April, and in July, August, November and December from 2024. Applications are already open.

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